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2008-08-13 21:00:15

By TONY PERRY By Tony Perry Los Angeles Times The Navy will restrict the use of low-frequency active sonar during training in the Pacific Ocean to prevent possible harm to whales and other creatures, under an agreement reached with environmental groups Tuesday.

2008-08-13 15:00:57

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: George Grant, +1-206-812-3021, George.grant@blueviewtech.com Source: BlueView Technologies, Inc. SEATTLE, Aug.

2008-07-13 03:00:20

By Kate Wiltrout, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul.

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2008-06-27 13:30:00

The U.S. Navy has adopted a new plan Thursday to train in waters near Hawaii. The plan would allow for more frequent exercises while limiting the potentially harmful effects of its sonar on marine mammals.

2008-06-24 06:02:31

By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a dispute over the Navy's sonar training exercises off the Southern California coast. Environmentalists say the exercises threaten dolphins, whales and other marine mammals.

2008-06-24 02:29:45

WASHINGTON _ The Supreme Court will settle a fight that pits Southern California dolphins against the U.S. military. In a closely watched case involving national security and the natural environment, the court agreed to review restrictions on the Navy's use of sonar off the California coast.

2007-12-06 09:00:28

Naval frogmen to remove underwater security threats for Olympics BEIJING, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- A contingent of 78 naval frogmen will surveil open water areas for Beijing Olympics 2008.

2007-03-21 10:55:52

The Navy is refusing to detail its sonar use for a federal court in a case involving potential harm to whales, saying the information could jeopardize national security.

2006-07-08 19:45:00

By Alexandria Sage LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Whales and other marine mammals will be better protected during military training exercises using sonar now that the U.S. Navy has agreed to increased safety measures in Hawaiian waters, an environmental group said on Saturday.

2006-07-06 11:13:41

The Navy asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to block a court order that prevents it from using active sonar during its war-game exercises off Hawaii, an environmental group said.


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